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Lycodon zawi SLOWINSKI, PAWAR, WIN, THIN, GYI, OO & TUN, 2001

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Zaw's Wolf Snake 
SynonymLycodon zawi SLOWINSKI, PAWAR, WIN, THIN, GYI, OO & TUN 2001
Lycodon zawi — WALLACH et al. 2014: 397 
DistributionNE India (Tripura, Mizoram, Assam, Meghalaya), Myanmar (= Burma), Bangladesh

Type locality: Alaungdaw Katapha National Park (AKNP) 22°19’ N, 94° 29’ E., Sagaing Division, Myanmar.  
TypesHolotype: CAS 210323 
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